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for this is the books are conceived as a history of the united states sort of as told through biographies and i was looking for a woman subject for one of these and in fact i found one but my publisher wouldn't let me do it. can you guess what woman i was looking for and found? eleanor roosevelt. i mean, just the fact that it's a very short list of women who played a large role in american public life on whom i can hang a tale of four or five decades of american history. women have had of course their roles in private life but it is in the nature of private life it usually doesn't survive in the historical record. why did people start saving the letters of eleanor roosevelt? because she was important. do your correspondence save your letters that you write to them and then do they deposit them in the local historical society? well, maybe, and if they do you will become, can i use my words adviseably, here, you will become literally immortal. you will become immortal in letters because future historians will find those letters. they will say ah, that is what life was like at the beginning of the
for half of our fellow american americans is the other side's choice for president of the united states. he wants to lead our country. in 2008, then candidate obama spurred similar controversy when he was caught on tape at a fund-raiser making these comments about conservative voters. >> it's not surprising then that they get bitter. they cling to their guns or religion or antipathy towards people who aren't like them. >> now, of course, all of this is coming as romney is trying to talk about jobs. that's the point he was making here in los angeles. chamber of commerce, when he spoke to that group yesterday. this is a distraction now for him. he heads off to utah and texas. he has fund-raisers there. >> how troubled are they by this? >> they think this is unfortunate. not so much his underlying point, which doesn't really contradict his campaign message, but the way he said it. there's no plans now to really back off this, issue an apology. because it does kind of square with a lot of romney's message, which is that the president has a campaign that wants more government, big government. an
between the united states and iran. americans repeatedly said that the iranian government must change, and -- change behavior. >> translator: sure, but after all, what does that mean. can one country based on their own sole opinion decide and establish a redline for another country and then offer attacks. we have never threatenned them. >> you said you wanted to wipe them from the face of the earth. >> translator: let me explain, we think occupation and war-like behavior and terrorism should be done away with. the killing of women and children should be done away with. the bombardment of houses on people's heads in their own countries should be done away with. have they done anything like this in the last 65 years? no they event. we say to do away with these things. and we have also suggested the solution. we said that the solution is that the palestinian people should decide in a free election for their own country for their own land. >> the last time i had a conversation with you, here, a year ago were after the conversation, you talked in a reasonable way in part about things, and
and reminded voters their choice and how we do it. >>> the president of the united states of america barack obama >>> and affection and and powerful moment before the president thinks his wife. >>> two nights ago ever body reminded what a lucky man i am. >>> then down to business the president says he laid a foundation to a better future as the incumbent. >>> real plans that will lead to new jobs and opportunity and rebuild the economy that is what we can do and that is why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states >>> it reminds people the other guy has a steep learning curve. incumbents were to lose elections when there remind voters about that >>> would dominated the speech that we as americans have a choice >>> and a world of threats and challenges you can choose leadership that is tested and proven >>> the president use that choice between himself and mitt romney >>> now have a choice, my opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy. you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you cannot visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. ha
be vice president of the united states. i accept. i accept. [applause]. >> joe biden tonight accepting the nomination for vice president of the united states. good evening. president obama also accepted his party nomination tonight for second term of course. he made the argument that he had rescued the economy from disaster. and that it would be im peril by return to republican leadershi leadership. here are some of leadership. here are some of the highlights of the >> on every issue th!d choice you face won't just be between 2 candidates or 2 parties. it will be a choice between 2 different paths for america. a choice between 2 fundamentally different visions. for the future. our friends down in tampa at the republican convention offer same prescription they have had for the last 30 years. have a surplus, try a tax cut. deficit too high try another, field a cold coming on tashtion 2 tax cuts roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. america i never said this journey would be easy and i won't promise that now. yes our path is harder but at least to the
these united states. >> barack obama accepting the nomination of the democratic party. and at the end of it threw down his mic and said, [ bleep ] all y'all. [ laughter ] >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." with so much focus on the economy and this election this morning's jobs report for august is certain to get a lot of attention. >> the report came out about 90 minutes ago. rebecca jarvis is here. what do the numbers tell us about how the i come is doing? >> the numbers tell us that the economy is creating fewer jobs than expected. in august, the economy added 96,000 new jobs. that was short of analyst forecasts, and the unemployment rate did drop from 8.3% from 8.1%, but it was not because of the new jobs. instead, unemployment fell because the labor force and participation in it shrank for the month. if you're not actively seeking work, you are not counted in the official jobless statistics. there are now 12.5 million unemployed americans. 5 million or 40% of them have been out of work for six months or more. so far this year the economy has created an averag
handouts. >> translator: some people think you are dividing the united states and underestimating 47% of the population. >> my campaign is about the 100% in america and i'm concerned about it. this is a campaign about helping people who need help and right now the people who are poor in this country need help getting out of poverty. >> reporter: romney's 47% comment could hurt him come election day. gallup has released a new poll that shows many americans are turned off by what he said. a third of voters surveyed said they are less likely to vote for romney because of what he said. 20% said his words make them more likely to vote for him. 43% said it won't make a difference. romney says he was talking about how the president's economic policies have led more americans to seek government help. >> the president cares about the people of america. i care about the people of america. he done know what it takes to help the people of america. but do i. oil get them working again. >> reporter: president obama gets his term today at the univision candidate forum. when president obama faces th
and describe why i think i'm the person that will become the next president of the united states and how my policies will make life better for american families. >> reporter: romney has had trouble getting that message across. the obama campaign is far outspending him in advertising and swing states and the media conservatives say is bias against them and in our interview romney declined to take what would be an easy shot. >> do you think the mainstream media is in the tank for president obama? >> we have free press and they're able to provide their perspectives based on their beliefs. there are people more on my camp and a lot of people more on his camp and i don't worry about that. >> reporter: campaigning wednesday in ohio, president obama had no trouble being critical of his opponent and evening converting a verbal misstep to an attack on romney. >> i want to see us export more jobs -- export more products, excuse me. i was i was channeling my opponent there for a second. >> reporter: now the president is out with another new ad today and it looks almost like he's trying to one-up romne
the united states the latest bay area city taking measures is it still trying to fade away in northeast problems along the gulf coast remain the damage many say was caused by the levy designed to protect new orleans >>> a big warm-up for the bay area tomorrow temperatures go north and then changes mid-ng m, -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> how davis wrote dozens of songs died today at his home in los angeles he died of a stroke he had on tuesday davis and burt bacharach among the most successful songwriting teams ever hits included " do you know the way 2 san jose " and for the carpenters' " close to you " hal david '91. in th
of the united states? >> cia did a spectacular job. that's what really comes down. in the aftermath, the white house and others said, well, they didn't tell us enough. no, they told them everything they needed to know to go on a full alert. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi deputy director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kurt has stumbled into here say bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in some of the white house and national security team. richard clark, who was the national security adviser for terrorism, in his book "against all enemies" he said all the light lights were blinking red and we were pushing this in front of condi rice every day and it was hard to get any priority on this. in george tenet's book, he talks about the briefings they were given. some of this we knew. >> some of it we didn't know. >> and in terms of the level of detail we didn't know. >> failure of imagination, failure to connect the
: some people think you are dividing the united states and underestimating 47% of the population. >> my campaign is about the 100% in america and i'm concerned about it. this is a campaign about helping people who need help and right now the people who are poor in this country need help getting out of poverty. >> reporter: romney's 47% comment could hurt him come election day. gallup has released a new poll that shows many americans are turned off by what he said. a third of voters surveyed said they are less likely to vote for romney because of what he said. 20% said his words make them more likely to vote for him. 43% said it won't make a difference. romney says he was talking about how the president's economic policies have led more americans to seek government help. >> the president cares about the people of america. i care about the people of america. he doesn't know what it takes to help the people of america but i do. i'll get them working again. >> reporter: president obama gets his turn today at the univision candidate forum. romney didn't give any details about his immigration
expect your nomination for president of the united states. >> he says that this election is not just about him, it is a choice. >> on every issue, the choice that you face will not just be between two cadidates or two parties but it will be a choice between two different path for america. >> the president says that republicans only have one passed. >> have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high, try another. feel a cold coming on, take two tax cuts. >> joe biden stuck to the line which has become a catch phrase for him. >> osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> democrats hope be energy and momentum of these last few days will carry forward now that the conventions are over and the fall campaign begins. the president says that this election is still about hope. >> if you share that hope with me, then i ask you tonight for your vote. >> president joe biden says that americans never lost faith. >> you never quit on america and you deserve a president that will never quit on you. >> supporters know that the path to victory starts with the party base. >> we are the on
. >>> iran's president had harsh words for israel and the united states during his address to the united nations today in new york. ahmadinejad accused the united states of shielding a fake regime, meaning israel. in reference to the anti-islam video produced in the u.s., he also said islam other countries misuse the middle east. he denies iran is supplying weapons to the government of syria, claiming iran is neutral and syria is civil war. >>> a recall involving peanut butter. >>> kari walsh reveals why her big win at the london olympics was a little bit special. >>> coming up, we go one on one with this guy, the founder of twitter, who wants you to help him become a movie director. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff peneiri. if you're looking ahead to the giants game, we're expecting a little cooler weather. we'll have that forecast in a few. >>> trader joe's is now recalling more of its peanut bur butters after being linked to salmonella in 18 states. the valencia peanut butter sold in 16 stores had been removed from trader joe's stores. the maker of joe's brands have removed the crunchy,
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voters are not disenfranchised. >> moscow times reports united states is closing its russian office of the agency for international development at the request of the russian government. the kremlin claims the u.s. is behind widespread pro-democracy progress. the u.s. says they'll find a new way to promote democracy. >>> wall street journal says mortgage loans are at a 16-year low. 17 billion mortgages were funded last year, down 10% from the year before. the reason? weak demand for mortgages and tighter lending standards. >>> "usa today" reports on claims that the nfl replacement referees are vulnerable to corruption. gamble i gambling experts and sports book operators say the reps have more incentive to throw a game for cash because they have less to lose. tomorrow on cbs "cbs this morni we'll look at the replacement rechlt fs and the critics who say they put players' health and >>> this national weather report sponsored by new and improved dove deepwater body wash now with other gentler cleansers ever. >> a write on a scrap of papyrus discovered for the first time. jae sues said m
growers supplied dealers in other states. according to california watch, that is unit of the center for investigative reporting. feds are on track to eradicate 1.5 million marijuana plants this year. keep in mind, it's less than a third of what they seized three years ago. many attribute the drop to a state eradication program after three decades but potted seizures have himself fallen in oregon and washington state, as well. >> people watched in amazement. the video that went viral. you saw it. a u.c. davis police pepper spraying those demonstrators. >> tonight a massive payout to those students involved. nannette miranda has reaction from davis. >> reporter: pepper spray is unimaginable pain. >> it was an unforgetable scene shown all around the world last fall. pepper spraying peaceful protestors who were upset about the rising cost of tuition. an acknowledgement that the response could have been better. officials and american civil liberties union agreed to settle a lawsuit for a million dollars. >> the university is held accountable for their actions but make sure that november
of the united states convention. here we got an ipad case in the refillable water bottle. >> tell us about the order of the convention's four years ago. >> there is no law that governs this but since about 1930 to the parties have had a handshake agreement that basically whatever party controls the white house gets to go second. the party that goes second can rebut claims made by the challenging party and can actually make things different on the fly. in 2008 john mccain's people took one look at what the dnc was doing with their greek columns and purposely scaled back the appearance of their convention both to distinguish themselves from the democrats and also in recognition of the declining economy. it always goes to the party that has the incumbent in the white house >> can you have a counter party after the second party? >> exactly >> let's talk about this, you were saying something about a possible same-sex marriage controversy. >> you might recall that the democratic party have elected to make same-sex marriage one of its platforms in its endorsement of same-sex marriage and back in
to two. giants racing, rather of tonight. >>> between the united states and australia have u.s. as of smoking to surpass and then listen left foot shot right in the back of the net to tie the game. that is our pledge of the game. >>> an italian gossip magazine published a 26 wet of topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. this is into the air right now of prince william and kate who are now in the solomon islands. attorneys occurred on the injunction against an italian media group. there are reports that the lawyers will file a complaint against an unidentified photographers. >>> a month to be forced be expected to make it at stoppages the protesters pushing cars. as violence breaks out the second day in the middle east's. >>> a data san francisco this very area occupied is marking the one year since the occupied, what does fall smell like? head north, to someplace pristine like acadia national park. there is nothing like the parks this time of year. the falling leaves, the crisp air, the perfect inspiration for air wick's fall collection. yeah, when i smell all those thin
. the protest seemed, at least in part, in response to an internet movie trailer produced in the united states that anchored muslims for an unflattering portrayal of the muslim leader mohammed. much like the arabs spring, word of the video has spread across the region rapidly for social media. youtube blocks of bdo in egypt and libya where those attacks took place tuesday. the scope of which stunned the u.s. diplomatic community. an official said friday that arrest had been made in connection to those killing. >> a protests began on tuesday against the film, and tonight the southern california moviemaker behind it is still hold up in his home, but the probation department says that he may soon have no trust but to come out. david lopez explains why. >> he is always partying on the weekend, lots of traffic on the weekends. >> she described his home in her neighborhood, the home where a man is said to be inside and refusing to come out. the door knob on the front door has been removed, the mailman delivered again, yesterday's mail still inside the box. no one has even peeked out the front door.
inmates. are free after a daring escape just 3 miles from the united states. this border crossing at eagle pass, texas is on alert. residents of the sleepy border city have been warned to call police if they see strangers. i is mexican pros qusai the escapee and many members of violent drug cartel dug a tunnel through the prison workshop. great escape through a tunnel may remind you of the shaw shank redemption in this case it wasn't one escapee. all 129 squeezed 1 by 1 through an opening few feet wide. they used ropes and electric cable to pull themselves to the guard tower where they tied up the guard. next theyut the chain link fence that stood twin between them and freedom and ran for it. authorities think the tunnel had been around a few months and felt the inmates dug it without anyone knowing. police detained the prison director and dozen guards. suspect thanksgiving escape was an inside job. tonight mexican special forces are working to put the escapees back there. abc news, dallas. >>> in beijing oh, protestors rounded the car of the u.s. ambassador to china. gary
on the united states. >> it is not just drugs anymore. >> these predators have figured out that it is often a high reward, low risk, that they can traffic human beings and make a lot of money, without fear of getting caught like it would if they were walking around with an ak-47 or methamphetamine. >> why would someone traffic a five year-old child? >> as a career prosecutor, i cannot tell you, we have some predators out there, he would convince the parent that until their payback, the child belongs to them. >> one of the more disturbing revelations is that a year using prison gangs as go- betweens. >> how does someone doing life in prison, in a maximum prison in the state of california, how to be a shock collar for gangs? >> we know that the gang members that are in the prisons have been caught in possession of cell phones, they used to call street gangs. >> the response from the warden at pelican bay said that gangs are in fact involved with the prison population, you concede that. but since 2010 have not come across any cell phones and the gang communication occurs through the mail, visi
will become the next president of united states space. >> mitt romney pounced on the president's 60 minutes interview where he used the phrase " bump in the road " to talk about recent events in the middle east. >> these are not bounce in the road, these are human lives and developments we do not want to see. it is time for president that will shake the events and the middle east, not just be merciful or be at the mercy of the events in the least. >> the white house pushed back against any suggestion that he characterized the attack on the american consulate as a bump in the road. >> that assertion is desperate and offensive. the president was referring to the transformations in the region. >> the president's campaign is rolling out a new advertisement attacking mitt romney for saying that 47 percent of americans who do not pay federal income tax see themselves as victims. >> maybe instead of attacking others on taxes, he should come clean on his. >> that ad is airing in ohio where paul ryan is launching a bus tour. >> president obama in new york where he will address the general assembly a
about the housing market in the united states, but economic protests in greece and concerns about spain drove stock prices down. >>> dozens of miniature horses facing eviction. the ultimatum given today >>> the man suspected of poisoning his girlfriend in a nursing home is defending himself, and the liquid supplement he gave her. >> i drink it all the time, of course. >> reporter: we found the 67- year-old free. no charges filed. >> it's happened, i canaled undue it. we can all try to creek it. there's the upside is, the positive publicity. >> reporter: publicity, he says for the miracle mineral supplement, which he swears by. >> it's just a mineral. >> reporter: which is why he brought a supply to the nursing home, where his long time girlfriend, recovering from surgery drank it for weeks. >> certainly, i didn't intend any harm, and further more vicky was actively participating in this process. >> reporter: police were told it had as much chlorine as a swimming pool. lockridge became a poisoning suspect. >> this is not chlorine. this is chlorine dioxide. >> reporter: it's used in water
and living in the united states. more than a thousand families donated mono to create the wall. -- money to wall. >>> a warning about a popular candy made here in the bay area, the concern that's causing the company to expand an existing recall. >>> and that teenager kidnapped from her nevada home, the clues she left behind that helped police find her. >>> let's take you outside. there's a sunny look at highway 24 rolling through lafayette, things have been looking good and we've been checking in on roads across the area. it looks like a smooth drive if you if you are headed out the door. it is 7:42 this morning on news 2. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good. wow ! awesome ! finish is seriously good. cannot believe how great it works. incredible shine. i won't use anything else. love, love, love finish ! so far over a million neighbors, friends, and family have switched to finish. join the finish revolution. recommended by more dishwasher brands worldwide. >>> good mor
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. that has more tweets than when the president of the united states came out in support of gay marriage which is one of the biggest hot topics of the past decade. it has more tweets than when beyonce, like the legendary beyonce, made her first tweet and even more tweets than when nasa tweeted out that we landed on the planet mars. >> wow. >> it's totally insane and going to be when we look back at the end of the year at one of the stories, that we're going to be like, wow, this was the story. >> a million tweets about it that night on "monday night football." >> it's insane. >> our last category is the it list, a couple of viral items. first up, this father. showing the pictures a little bit this morning. >> love this dad. this dad is so awesome. so, you know, we've been talking about more serious stuff and serious problems. the internet, it's all about the emotional connection you have with something, and these photos. how can you not like look at the photos and say this is so cute. like the pancakes this. dad is totally awesome. the cool thing about this is this is actually becoming a trend
and go. >> reporter: if the united states hasn't won the heart and mind of this 15-year-old, what about the rest of afghans? >> richard, the fact that a generation is now coming of age post-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban frag
in schools in the united states and a number, everybody in this entire graduation class is in college. so, that's all exciting. to be able to do that with your ranking, wherever you're ranked on anybody's list to me is a very good thing. >> but oprah, i have to say, when i got the list and i saw you were 50 out of 50, i found myself just a little irritated. you didn't have a moment where you go, okay, okay, "fortune," i can go from this to this? that didn't phase you at all? >> well, first of all, gayle, i wouldn't have known that the magazine was out or that i was on the list if you hadn't have called me. >> yeah, that's true. >> no, it didn't phase me at all. >> that is true. that is true. op op >> oprah, you have been on the list for 15 years and no one has been on it all those years, but it is great to see all the women out there, leading businesses and also what they're doing, not just at work, but also the philanthropy that they're doing on the side. talk about that in terms of giving back, the importance of giving back. >> well, you know, i believe that everybody's life -- you know
. >> the president of the united states says he can't change washington from the inside. he said he can't change washington from the inside. he says he can't change it from the inside. >> reporter: but at this point, both candidates are looking for any edge they can find. the president wasted no time painting romney as out of touch for saying the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes are irresponsible, government-dependent victims. >> when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims, that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is, maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> reporter: on radio iowa late thursday, ann romney was asked about republican critics who say her husband is running a losing campaign. >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. >> reporter: and, george, both sides reported more than $110 million having been raised in their august financial reports. but the romney campaign facing some questions from republican donors about a $20 million loan it had to take out. and also, up to $200,000 in bonuses
outside he will be arrested. he fears we then will turn him over to the united states for releasing classified documents. >> the fda says the contended peanut butter has let it led it to a multistate outbreak of salmonella. trader joe's of valencia creamy soft peanut butter was the first to be recalled by manufacturers last week. nearly 30 people reported salmonella contamination and several states. recall has been expanded to recall all of its almond butter as well as peanut butter products. if you have any products in your kitchen either throw it out or return it. >> we'll be back in just a few minutes here is a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. it has not been golden all week but later in the afternoon is always golden all week but later in the afternoon is always looki[ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. vo: for years, sacramento politicians
of protests he in indonesia, the united states closed the embassies in indonesia. friday is the main muslim day of prayer and in indonesia they have protests after the friday prayers. muslims enraged over the movie innocence of must leams which offended the -- muslims which offended the prophet mohammad was produced in the u.s. ahmadinejad is talking about the movie. today he denounced the west for what he called insults to the divine messenger and criticized respect for freedom of speech. he said that after a week of protests and riots by people very angry about that movie. >>> 7:15. congress is about to leave washington until after the november election. alison burns joins us live from washington where there are critical issues law makers are leaving undone. >> reporter: senators hoped to leave by today but they still have not agreed on a temporary budget that would keep the government running for the next six months. they could be forced to work through the weekend because the deal has been held out by fights over foreign aid and hunting on public lands. the finger-pointing is intensifyi
. >>> what would you do if you got the chance to meet the president of the united states in person. one pizza owner got a little excited when he met president obama. he gave him a bear hug and lifted him up. doesn't the secret service frown on things like that? >> i think he did clear it with secret service which is a good thing. >>> and matt, al, natalie and i take a turn choosing the music of the show. the sound track of our lives. put a lot of thought into it, lot of anxiety. today is my day. >> good news for carpenters. >>> let's begin with that news. public school teachers on strike in chicago. nbc kevin tibbles is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt, from a boisterous picket sign outside ray elementary school. for the first time in 25 years, chicago teachers have gone on strike after a weekend of negotiations that went right down to the wire. after days of nonstop negotiating, chicago teachers union made this late night announcement. >> we failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. >> reporter: a strike by the city's 29,000 public school teach
to live in the united states. the council for economic research ranked 300 cities coast-to-coast. i was not surprised to see honolulu on this list of number three. >> number three, that's right. they based these numbers on the cost of consumer services from grocery items to housing, health care, transportation. san francisco also on the list at number four. not surprising considering housing is scares there. >> look at that. >> san jose not far behind. but number one on the list, manhattan. i don't think that's a surprise to anyone. what's interesting how they break out the boroughs, brooklyn, queens in the top ten. >> it's been like this for a while and people keeping moving here in tiny apartments for $5 million. >> no escape anywhere in new york you go. >> least expensive place to live, harlyn again, texas, comes in as least expensive, memphis, tennessee, mcallen, texas, a lot of texas towns. >> that's all in the south which you're seeing a lot of businesses move, especially to atlanta, for example, which isn't on the list, but texas, my home state temple, texas, not far from whe
briefing, the warning, bin laden determined to strike in the united states. they didn't do enough. in the sense, this book is a warning document. we're right back in the problem. and this can affect everyone in a very serious way. >> no question about it, but as you know, a lot of your critics have said, wait a second, the president is facing an implacable foe. the republicans on a crusade. we already see speaker boehner using your book as a sign that voters should turn away from president obama. what should voters take away? we're only 56 days away. you studied this for a couple of years. what do you think voters should take away as they go to the polls? >> they can look at it. people have read it the other way and said, the republicans are a brick wall, which they are. and it's really hard to get around them. but you know, world war ii was hard to win. but president roosevelt made sure that we won it. and that's what presidents are there for. and it depends on how high you're going to raise the bar and what your level of expectation is. and i think the public should have the hig
. >> will this conviction stick? in my opinion, we will end up .supreme court of the united states on this case. >> reporter: peterson's defense team immediately said it plans to appeal his conviction for savio's murder. >> it was hearsay evidence allowed un, unprecedented amount. >> reporter: now the friends and family of stacy say they want drew peterson charged with her death as well. >> no matter what, still have it pay the price for stacy. i still believe that's around the corner. >> reporter: peterson faces a maximum of 60 years in jail. illinois does not have the death penalty. he'll be sentenced november 26th. true to form he was overheard saying as he was leaving the courtroom, i guess this will ruin my christmas. matt. >> kevin tibbles in illinois this morning, kevin, thank you very much. kathleen savio's sister was in court for the verdict. she's with us along with her attorney. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> i'll get to the verdict in a second. you heard it. talk to me about what it's been like to sit in the courtroom over the last few weeks. >> i wasn't allowed in there much b
from around the state and the country attended youngstrom's funeral today, united as one family in his honor. >> 700 miles. >> 7 hundred 00 miles? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: to be here in vacaville, california, to pay respect to fallen chp officer kenyon youngstrom. >> we all do the same thing. we work for different agency, but our goals are the wam. protect one another -- the same. protect one another, protect the public, and go home safe. >> reporter: some came from as far away as sparz idaho >> it's nice to know that we have their backing. it means everything to us. >> reporter: none appreciating the show of support for one of their own more than bay area chp officers >> whether you know him in a chr relationship, or someone passing down the hallway, everyone is very affected by this. >> and it was an emotional day throughout vacaville. many people stood on the sidewalk to watch as the officer's casket passed by, many of them amazed at how the law enforcement community came together to rsd something like this. >> it's really sad that, are you know, society has gone this far with pe
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